Border Patrol Agents Seize Over 1,000 Pounds of Loco Weed


EDINBURG, TX – On Wednesday, Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Border Patrol agents seized over 1,100 pounds of marijuana, valued at over $886K.

Early Wednesday morning, an agent from the Fort Brown (FTB) Border Patrol Station advised nearby agents that he had a visual of three subjects carrying bundles approaching the levee in Brownsville, TX.  FTB agents responded to the area and seized three bundles of marijuana.  While searching the area, the agents observed the three subjects return to Mexico.  The weight of the marijuana was nearly 99 pounds with an estimated value $79K.

Shortly thereafter, on the other side of the Rio Grande Valley, Rio Grande City Border Patrol agents working near Garceno, Texas, noticed shoe prints leading into an area with thick vegetation.  After following the shoe prints into the thicket, they discovered seven abandoned bundles of marijuana.  An extensive search of the area, revealed no suspects or discovery of other bundles. The seized marijuana weighed over 304 pounds and is valued at over $243K.

Late Wednesday night, RGV Border Patrol agents, working in Starr County, observed a group of individuals approach a gold Dodge Caravan parked near the Rio Grande, in Los Barreras, Texas.  When the subjects attempted to load the bundles of narcotics into the van, the agents identified themselves and attempted to apprehend the suspects. The subjects immediately dropped the bundles of narcotics and fled into Mexico. The van and narcotics were seized and transported to the Rio Grande City Border Patrol for processing.  The six bundles of marijuana weighed 705 pounds and is worth approximately $564K.

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CGM5, Fri, 01/22/2021 - 16:12

Well, hopefully in the near future Biden will tear down that old racist border wall so these poor folks coming to look for work we won't do, will not have such a tough time sneaking in. I feel sure the poor individuals involved are not affiliated with any gangs or cartels. They probably picked and gathered the pot along their journey, you know kind of like flowers.      Biden really needs to hurry with that wall. His future voting block is growing impatient.  A few days back, some of them tried to force their way through border crossings while chanting BIDEN, BIDEN, BIDEN.                                                                                                         There is a new caravan that started in Honduras, SURPRISE, SURPRISE. It's making it's way up and growing in size. I doubt this time they will be turned back. Instead, we the taxpayers will be forced to pay for them over the next several years in various ways.  Many of you reading this will label me as uncaring, racist, homophobic or whatever. You will say it's the right thing to do. Well, the right thing to do is take care of our own countrymen first. Those of you that are in that camp should start by inviting some bridge people to camp out in your yard of even stay in a spare bedroom. Of course we all know that won't happen.    

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